Are you hoping to from September and would like to gain paid experience in a secondary school?
Is your goal to work with young people who are experiencing barriers to education?
Do you have the understanding, resilience and dedication to really make a difference?
If so, then we would like to hear from you today! A Luton-based secondary school is seeking to appoint a to work with pupils 1:1 and in small groups for the rest of the academic year…
Graduate Learning Mentor
As a Graduate Learning Mentor you will work specifically with pupils experiencing barriers to education and listen to them in order to work out ways to break these down. You will offer support and guidance to pupils having difficulty with their learning and work in small groups or 1:1 to boost progress. Pupils may have social, emotional or behavioural difficulties affecting their ability to learn. You will implement strategies to boost pupils’ self-esteem and confidence in their learning and work in line with agreed plans of action to ensure pupils achieve their potential.
You will be a graduate (2:1) or above with good GCSEs and A levels. Previous experience working with young people is highly desirable and a good understanding of barriers to education is essential. Psychology graduates are encouraged to apply. A non-judgemental attitude is key and a solutions-based approach welcomed. The ability to relate to young people and establish trust quickly will be needed as well as the capacity to act as a role model to motivate pupils.
How do I apply?
If this sounds like your ideal next step to prepare you for teacher training, then do not delay! This role is starting ASAP so send your CV and cover letter to Sara at i-teachers today!
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